Gerald W. “Jerry” Schenck
Gerald W. “Jerry” Schenck, 76, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia, due to
Jerry was born in Batavia, August 14, 1944, a son of the late Warren and Jeanette Krauss Schenck. He was a proud veteran of the Army Corps of Engineers, earning the rank of E-5 and received many medals and honors. Jerry served in Vietnam for 1 year. He was the former owner of Three Buck’s Country Store in Darien, a Life member of the Alexander VFW Post #6239, Darien Volunteer Fire Department and President of Resident Council at the NYS Veterans Home.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Kathleen Schenck; loving son and daughter-in-law Jerid and Cathy Schenck; cherished grandsons, Justin and Cooper; sister-in-law Karol and brother Victor all of Darien. Several cousins and many friends also survive.
A SPECIAL THANK YOU to all of the staff at the NYS Veterans Home for their excellent care.
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Loves leaves a memory no one can steal.”
As per his wishes, there will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials in Jerry’s name may be made to the NYS Veterans Home Residents Fund, 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu, NY.